Visit the Ardèche

The Ardèche is full of monuments to discover, sensational activities, experiences to do with the family, dishes to taste and history to explore. Your hosts know the region perfectly. They will be able to tell you the best addresses in the vicinity of your campsite with swimming pool in Ardèche. Whether you are looking for a lazy holiday by the pool, thrills with a new experience or discovery with an unmissable visit, we have the right address! Discover the Ardèche and its unmissable tourist spots!

The unavoidable

The region is known for its many activities. At 30 minutes, don't miss the Peaugres Safari where you will discover animal species on more than 80 hectares of nature. 45 minutes away, in Hauterive, discover the Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval , the work of a postman carried out in 33 years. Visit the Gorges du Doux by Vélorail , an unmissable activity. Take a train ride along the cliffside with the Train de l'Ardèche . Travel back in time and discover a sparkling cave, the Grotte de Choranche, located 1h30 away. And finally, don't miss the Château de Crussol, an 11th century building.

Hiking and Heritage

For nature walks, go to the Vercors Regional Nature Park and the Pilat Nature Park. You can practice: hiking or cycling. 

Our favourite Notre-Dame d'Ay: Sanctuary located on the town of St Romain d'Ay. 

We have prepared for you HIKING itineraries marked by us of varying difficulty: Balade de Fourany, Balade de Bel-Air, Balade du Montbard, < a href="/file/Walk_of_Moulineau_French.pdf" target="_blank">Walk of Moulinaud, Walk of Lake Meinettes and Vignes de Champal. These hiking sheets are available at reception. You take them, we walk around and you put them back! 

Biking enthusiasts can set off to conquer the region: Descent of Saint Regis, The fortified houses of Quintenas in Ardoix, Le Grand-Moulinaud , The Ay d'Ardoix gorges. Do not miss the walks along the water: Sarras and Tournon.  

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Visiting museums and parks

For holidaymakers wishing to learn more about the history of the region, we invite you to discover Tournon-sur-Rhône and its castle museum, classified as a historic monument, but also the Canson Paper Mills Museum in the birthplace of the Montgolfier brothers, the Leather and Parchment Museum in Annonay and the Still Museum in Saint-Désirat. Don't miss the story of prehistoric men in the Grotte de Soyons .

For sport and relaxation

Treat yourself to a unique experience during a hot air balloon ride with “ Montgolfières & Cie ”. To continue to fill up with sensations, go to the Espace Eaux Vives to practice rafting, swimming in white water, kayaking or canoeing. You can also enjoy more relaxing water sports at Lac de Devesset or Lac de Champos .

To do with children

The Ardèche is a paradise for children. We advise you to go through the Cité du Chocolat in Valrhona , we will reveal all the secrets of chocolate during an interactive and gourmet journey. Do not miss either the Oasis Aventura Park , to fill up on sensations and the Crocodile Farm , to learn more about reptiles.

For foodies

Discover shopping centres, supermarkets and local producers:

  • Ardéchoise charcuterie from Didier Lionneton in Eclassan
  • The Tain Cellar in Tain l'Hermitage
  • The confectionery-museum “ Les Bonbons de Saint-Julien
  • Thierry Georjon beekeeper in Vion
  • The “Au fil des saisons” grocery store in Ardoix
  • The craft brewery “ Free Mousse
  • Lafuma in Anneyron
  • Revol in Saint-Uze
  • Marques Avenue in Romans
  • Interval in Saint-Vallier 20 minutes away
  • Green 7 in Sala ise-sur-Sanne

Lunch and dinner nearby

On site, you can enjoy the restaurant "L'Ephilia". In Ozon, discover the restaurant " Le Panoramic " which showcases Ardèche specialties in a delightful setting. Also go to Ardoix, to discover "La Casa d'Ay", a restaurant with Italian and French specialties